The Amazing Spider-man

Release: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 [Theater] It’s difficult not to style a review of The Amazing Spider-man in a compare-contrast manner; let’s face it, we only just got over seeing Tobey Maguire donning the red-and-blue a few years ago. However, let the record be set straight: there was so much room for improvement in the cartoonishContinue reading “The Amazing Spider-man”

Moonrise Kingdom

Release: Friday, May 25, 2012 (limited) [Theater] My complaint about this release is that it was not wide.  I had to seriously try hard to find a theater that was playing it. Then, when I made a plan to see it I wound up going to the wrong theater at first and nearly missed the showtime.Continue reading “Moonrise Kingdom”

50/50

Release: Friday, September 30, 2011 [Redbox] Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star in a precarious comedy about a young man whom is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer and whom is told has a 50-50 chance of survival. Given the high stakes involved, it is quite amazing how much I was laughing duringContinue reading “50/50”

Hall Pass

Release: Friday, February 25, 2011 [Netflix] I finally got around to seeing this in my apartment thanks to my roommate’s Netflix. I remember seeing previews for this awhile ago, but then I forgot, like I have with so many other good movies, to check it out. As it turns out, a free viewing proves just asContinue reading “Hall Pass”

Bad Teacher

Release: Friday, June 24, 2011. [Theater] Bad Teacher may be more aptly titled ‘Bad Movie.’ Granted, this was my choice to go see the movie at 12:25 opening night, a showing which effectively puts the audience in a role similar to that of a test screening (ergo the film is already at a disadvantage –Continue reading “Bad Teacher”